Chroma ATE (Irvine, CA) has introduced the 8000 Series for power supply testing. The company claims that the new system is a rack of power test components and software designed to deliver fast test speeds and design verification and analysis tools. The 8000 Series features user-selectable hardware and software modules, which Chroma ATE maintains makes […]
Shindengen America Inc. (Mt. Prospect, IL) has introduced the Ecocell EPH Series, a new line of natural convection, surface-mount dc/dc converters. The Ecocell EPH Series was engineered for 48V telecom, networking and datacom applications that require high efficiency and reliability. Important features of the series include a 1,500Vdc isolation voltage, parallel operation, remote on/off, and […]
International Power Sources (Holliston, MA) announced the addition of a 45W ac/dc power supply for external PC memory, office and portable systems to their line of products. The CUP45 universal supply measures 5.2 x 2.3 x 1.8 inches and is available in seven different models, with single, isolated outputs at 5, 12, 15, 18, 19, […]
ON Semiconductor (Phoenix, AZ) announced the availability of the CS1112, a quad-power output driver IC, designed to withstand the environments found in computer, industrial and telecommunication applications. Fabricated on PowerSense process technology, the CS1112 integrates four protected DMOS low-side drivers controlled either through a Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI) port or its associated parallel input. The […]
Micro-power Direct (Stoughton, MA) announced the addition of the D100 family, a series of miniature 1W dc/dc converters for applications in which space is at a premium. Twenty-seven single- and double-output models are available to provide 3.3, 5, 12, 15, ±5, ±9, +12 or -15V from a 5, 12, or 24V input. Standard features include […]
JARO Components Inc. (Boca Raton, FL) announced a new, high-voltage, multi-layer, ceramic capacitor that withstands 3,000V in a 1206 package. The new...
Artesyn Technologies (Boca Raton, FL) has launched a new family, the AFE1200 Series of 1,200W front-end ac/dc power supplies featuring a set...
American Power Conversion (APC, West Kingston, RI) has announced an expansion to its dc power systems offering with a 12Vdc battery backup unit for fiber to the home, wireless local loop and voice-over-digital subscriber line telephony equipment. APC's PowerShield offers a local powering solution to the integrated access device units for residential and small business […]
A flexible low-voltage dc/dc PWM controller, configurable for boost, SEPIC and Flyback topologies, is now available from Micrel Semiconductor (San Jose, CA). The MIC2186 generates high-voltage, high-current supply rails from the main 3.3V supply, and features an input voltage of 2.9V to 14V, and a built-in, high-power 7A output driver that is capable of driving […]
The HIT Series by Meter Treater Inc. (Lake Park, FL) allows the establishment of surge-protected single-point ingress to the home for power, telephone, security and cable services. Available from your local power utility, this product series (the NEMA 3R, AC Protection Module, Telephony Protection Module and Coaxial Protection Module) is configurable to the exact application […]
Minuteman (Carrollton, TX) has introduced its Enterprise Series line of UPSs, designed to offer flexible power protection for a variety of applications, including workstations, network bridges, hubs, routers, telephone systems and large servers. Each model offers full protection from ac power sags, surges, spikes and blackouts. All models feature line-interactive voltage regulation, extended back-up time […]
Compaq Computer Corp. (Houston, TX) PDUs offer power protection and distribution for rack-mounted telecom equipment, servers, storage and other options. Compaq PDU products manage power distribution in rack environments without consuming valuable rack U-space. The new PDUs have a smaller form factor, which allow them to be mounted in either a zero-U or 1U configuration, […]
ON Semiconductor (Phoenix, AZ) announced the availability of a CMOS low-noise LDO voltage regulator designed to improve the performance of noise-sensitive circuits in portable products. The NCP500 LDO regulator provides cost and space savings, and achieves a low-noise performance without the need of an external bypass capacitor. "Performance and size are critical factors in the […]
Precise Power Corp. (Palmetto, FL) has developed the Roesel Motor Generator (RMG) to meet the needs of customers requiring uninterruptible power-quality protection. The RMG consists of a written-pole motor linked by a shaft with a written-pole generator. The motor within the RMG starts a high inertia rotor, which doubles as a flywheel. Using flywheel technology, […]
International Resistive Co. Inc. (IRC, Boone, NC) is now offering low-profile surface-mount cylindrical resistors with lead times as low as four weeks. Designated the MM Series, these resistors provide drop-in replacements for Monitored End-Point Load Forecasting (MELF) devices. The MM Series utilizes IRC's Metal Glaze thick film-resistive element fired onto a ceramic core with capless […]